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Réamhaisnéis limistear na farraige

Forecast valid from: 18:00, Saturday 11 July 2020 until 18:00, Sunday 12 July 2020

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will increase to force 6 at times Sunday, on coasts from Valentia to Loop Head to Malin Head.

Issued at: 17:00, Saturday 11 July 2020

Gale Warning


Meteorological Situation at 15:00 UTC

An anticyclone of 1030hPa is centred south of Ireland and will drift slowly eastwards into southern Britain over the next 24 hours. A warm front is approaching from the Atlantic and will lie just off the west coast by midday Sunday.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Slyne Head to Rossan Point

Wind: Southerly or variable force 2 to 4, soon increasing force 4 to 5, later further increasing force 5 or 6.

Weather: Mostly fair at first. Rain, drizzle and mist later.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate or poor in any precipitation or mist.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Rossan Point to Wicklow Head to Valentia and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Southwesterly or variable force 2 to 4. Further increasing force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6 in the North Channel.

Weather: Mostly fair.

Visibility: Mainly good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 18:00, Monday 13 July 2020

Fresh or strong southwest winds veering west then northwest later and easing moderate to fresh. Weather: Rain, drizzle and mist spreading to remaining sea areas, followed later by showers.

Forecast issued at: 18:00, Saturday 11 July 2020

All times are local unless specified

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